Buck takes shelter inside Sturgis church on hunting season's 1st day
STURGIS, Mich. (AP) — A 10-point buck sought sanctuary inside a Sturgis church on opening day of the state's firearm deer hunting season.
Pastors at Grace Sturgis encountered the buck inside the church's auditorium on Monday before it leapt through a window and back into the wild.
A video the church posted on Facebook shows the buck wandering around the church.
Pastors Amanda and Luke Eicher and Justin Wickey erected barricades in a hallway to try to keep him from the rest of the church.
At one point, it climbed stairs to a balcony.
The buck didn't appear to have any gunshot wounds and was bleeding just a bit, apparently because of the broken glass.